Events Calendar

CALENDAR – October 2018
Location is New Haven unless noted otherwise.
*=Wheelchair accessible


Saturday, Sept. 29, 1:30 p.m.
Classic film screening. “Touch of Evil” (Rated PG-13). When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas (Charlton Heston) begins his investigation, along with American police captain Hank Quinlan (Orson Welles). When Vargas begins to suspect Quinlan and his shady partner, Menzies (Joseph Calleia), his investigations into their possible corruption quickly put him and his new bride, Susie (Janet Leigh), in jeopardy. Popcorn included! Fair Haven Library, 182 Grand Ave. *

Sunday, Sept. 30, noon-4 p.m.
Edgewood Park Day. Horse-drawn carriage rides, bocce games, arts and crafts, visit with the goats, souvenirs, refreshments, game room, dog park, skate park. *

Monday, Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m.
Getting an Early Start: Combating Hate and Fear of Others. Social Justice in Early Childhood — what does it look like? Allyx Schiavone, Exec. Director of Friends Center for Children, discusses how we can create empathy and equity in early education. Mitchell Library, 37 Harrison St. (off Whalley Ave.). Free. Mitchell Library (203) 946-8117. *

Monday, Oct. 1, 6 p.m.
Reclaiming the Prophetic Voice will mark the cost of the continuing violence in Iraq and Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East by placing the September stone on the Memorial Cairn at the intersection of Broadway, Elm and Park streets, inscribed with the September death toll of US military personnel and the approximate numbers of civilians killed. As of Oct. 7, this endless war will have gone on for 17  years.

Thursday, Oct. 11, 6 p.m.
War Resisters League’s 95th Anniversary. Downtown Community Television Center, 87 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10013.

Sunday, Oct. 14, 4 – 7 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of compelling speeches and awards, then enjoy refreshments while mingling with other members and meeting CFE/Save the Sound staff! This year’s speaker will be Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, Senior Research Scientist at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Com-munication. Kroon Hall at Yale, 195 Prospect St. Please RSVP and make sure your CFE membership is up-to-date by contacting Michelle at or (203) 787-0646 x104.

Monday, Oct. 15, 6-7:30 p.m.
“Fake News is not New!” From the 19th century “Penny Papers” and Nazi propaganda, to the present day, three historians discuss an enduring phenomenon. Speakers: Courtney Fullilove, Assoc. Prof. of History, Wesleyan U.; Erik Grimmer-Solem, Assoc. Prof. of History, Wesleyan U.; Richard Brown, Prof. of History, Emeritus, UCONN. Refreshments. Info: Mitchell Library, 37 Harrison St. (203) 946-8117; *

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2-4 p.m.
Coalition for People meeting. All invited. Lower level community room, Fair Haven Library, 182 Grand Ave.  *

Thursday, Oct. 18, noon – 2 p.m.
Tribute to Mary Johnson at the NH Federation of Teachers building, 267 Chapel St. Refreshments. *

Friday, Oct. 19, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
ConnectiCOSH 2018 Annual Health and Safety Convention. Keynote speaker: Les Leopold, of the Labor Institute and the Public Health Institute and author of the award-winning book The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi. Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 777 Training Center, 450 Murdock Ave, Meriden. Info: Mike Fitts

Friday, Oct. 19, 6-9 p.m.
“Rachel’s Children,” a program on Israel/Palestine issues, especially children under Israeli military rule. At Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society, 297 Boston Post Rd, Madison CT 06443. With exhibits, speakers program, buffet and Tree of Life products for sale. Free admission, dona-tions welcomed. Speakers are Israeli Jew and former soldier Eran Efrati, an expert on US-Israeli military collaboration; Ruba Awadallah of Defense of Children International/ Palestine; and Lara Kiswani, lecturer at San Francisco State who specializes in anti-racist campaigns. Info: or Yann at

Monday, Oct. 29, 1-2 p.m.
Tips & Tools for the 50+ Job Seeker. Learn about the essen-tials and the free resources available from AARP and others. Focus areas include digital and social media platforms, per-sonal branding, networking and age-proofing your resume. Mitchell Library, 37 Harrison St. (off Whalley Ave.). Free. Call to register: (203) 946-8117 or AARP CT Reservation Line (877) 926-8300 or *

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m.
Democracy in Crisis: Conversations with NH Scholars. How Fascism Works. Jason Stanley, Prof. of Philosophy, Yale. NH Public Library, 133 Elm St. (203) 946-8130. *

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Thursday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
PACE Forum on 100% renewable energy. Tickets online at 224 EcoSpace, 224 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (see p. 3)
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6 p.m.
Democracy in Crisis: Conversations with NH Scholars. Corporations and Democracies. Doug Rogers, Yale Prof. of Anthropology. NH Library, 133 Elm St. (203) 946-8130. *